Washburn Mercury MG122

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General
Manufacturer: 
Washburn
Made in: 
United States
Series: 
Washburn
Mercury
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1994
Body
Body Style: 
Super Strat
Body Material: 
Mahogany
Body color: 
Vintage Sunburst
Trans Red
Trans Purple
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
Yes
Top Material: 
Maple
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
Seymour Duncan
Neck Pickup: 
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Seymour Duncan
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HH
Tone knob: 
1
Volume knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Control color: 
Chrome
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Washburn Mercury MG122 is part of Washburn's Mercury series produced between 1993-1996 under Grover Jackson. The MG122 was part of the Mercury I series which were made in the United States. This serie was highly regarded as high-end instruments and the Mercury I series had "chunkier" necks than the Mercury II series. The Washburn MG122 also has the advanced features like the Wilkinson VS-100 tremolo and direct-mounted Seymour Duncan pickups. The MG122 is similar to the Washburn Mercury MG120 has an HH pickup configuration which consist of the in the neck position and a <a data-cke-saved-href="/node/95" href="/node/95" "="" title="Seymour Duncan JB">Seymour Duncan JB humbucker in the bridge position

Other features are:

  • Honduras Mahogany body
  • Quarter sawn maple neck
  • Offfset pearl dot inlay
  • 6105 Dunlop Fretwire
  • Wilkiloid nut by Wilkonson US.
  • Locking Gotoh Tuners (Magnum III)
  • Come with Washburn's OHSC.
  • C.L.A.S. (Convergent Linear Alignment System). This insures a perfectly straight string path through the nut to the tuner.

Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Locking nut: 
No locking nut
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
508 mm (20 inch)
Scale Length: 
25.59 inch (650 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Dot
Inlay color: 
pearl
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
Locking Tuners
Headstock angle: 
straight
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Gotoh
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Wilkinson
Bridge type: 
Standard type
Hardware color: 
Chrome